CIVIL WAR NURSING

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MARTHA BAKER

    <a name="Martha_Baker,_Indiana"></a>Martha Baker, Indiana

    Baker’s husband became the chief wound dresser of the 40th Indiana then at Nashville and sent for her. She arrived bringing her child with her. He appointed her to be in charge of a special diet kitchen where she prepared meals for 500 men every day.

    While there, "I met two soldier women who donned the blue..One, Frances Hook, alias Harry Miller, served two years and nine months; the other was called Anna She was put under our charge until the military authorities could send her North." .

    Baker left the service in February 1865

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